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Security Fix: December 17, 2006 - December 23, 2006

Clipboard Data Theft Optional In IE 7

A little known secret about Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser is the long-standing feature that lets Web sites silently read data stored in the Windows "clipboard" -- the storage space that serves as a semi-temporary repository for any text the...

By Brian Krebs  |  December 21, 2006; 11:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
Categories:  From the Bunker  
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New Firefox Version Fixes 8 Security Holes

Mozilla on Tuesday released updates to fix at least eight security vulnerabilities in its Firefox Web browser and related software. Five of the eight flaws received a "critical" label, meaning that an attacker could exploit them to break into machines...

By Brian Krebs  |  December 20, 2006; 9:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Latest Warnings , New Patches , Safety Tips  
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Coming in January: "Month of Apple Bugs"

A pair of security researchers has picked January 2007 as the starting point for a month-long project in which each passing day will feature a previously undocumented security hole in Apple's OS X operating system or in Apple applications that...

By Brian Krebs  |  December 19, 2006; 9:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (257)
Categories:  From the Bunker , Latest Warnings  
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